8/24/16 – 5:29 A.M.
Marathon Petroleum is donating money to help those affected by the historic flooding in Louisiana. The company has announced it will send $250,000 to help. The Red Cross will receive $100,000 and the United Way will receive $50,000. The remaining $100,000 will go to organizations in the flooded area with critical needs.
Marathon owns a 539,000 barrel-per-day refinery in Garyville, Louisiana. At least 10 percent of its employees have been impacted by the flooding. In a release, Marathon CEO Gary Heminger said, “In addition to our corporate donations, we will continue to provide assistance to our employees whose lives have been affected by the flooding.”Read More →